Duration 6h 14m
Distance 180.1 miles
Average price £121
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Wales and Cornwall takes 6h 14m and the fastest train takes 4h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Wales to Cornwall. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Plymouth

  1. Cardiff Central
  2. Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Plymouth
  4. Cornwall
5h 49m
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£76 - £178

Wales to Cornwall train times

Trains run every four hours between Cardiff and Cornwall. The earliest departure is at 08:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Cardiff is at 23:27 which arrives into Cornwall at 09:28. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Wales to Cornwall? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Wales to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Luxulyan via Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 49m.

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The distance between Wales and Cornwall is 138 miles. The road distance is 180.1 miles.

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Wales to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Wales to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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There are 2434+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at £57 per night.

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What companies run services between Wales and Cornwall?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Cornwall via Bristol Temple Meads, Plymouth, and Par in around 5h 49m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£15 - £29
Ave. Duration
52 min
6 times a week
Estimated price
£26 - £40

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